Friday, February 22, 2013

Blocking Again

I'd hoped that once I blocked this sweater, it would stay that way.  But after I washed it the first time, I just laid it out on a towel and let it dry.  That didn't work.
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Thursday, December 20, 2012

Helena is Finished

Oh, knitted sweater number 3, how I love thee.  Helena is complete.
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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Blocking Helena

I figured I should block my Helena before I sewed it together.
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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Helena Sweater - Done Knitting

I finished knitting the Helena Sweater!
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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Helena Sweater - Almost Done Knitting

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--- PEEPSHOW: Look what people made with my patterns ...
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Monday, June 04, 2012

Helena Sweater - Bind Off Heaven

A gigantic THANK YOU to everyone who left suggestions on my last post!

If I was a more experienced knitter I would have thought to do a provisional cast on and then graft the edges together, as suggested by several commenters.  Alas, it's too late for that now.  Definitely next time, though.
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Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Helena Sweater - Bind Off Anxiety


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Monday, April 30, 2012

Helena Sweater - Longer and Wider

This sweater is knit sideways from cuff to cuff, so I was going to need to do some short rows to add width at the hips.  These are my first short rows, ever!
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Thursday, April 26, 2012

Helena Sweater - Knit Kit

I bought this case to fit in my project bag and keep all my bits and pieces from getting tangled up in my yarn.  Each project has it's own set of must-have bits.  Here is my knit knit for the Helena.
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Thursday, April 19, 2012

Helena Sweater - The Adventure Begins

The project I've been working on the most lately is Hélène by Veronik Avery.  How gorgeous is that sweater?
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